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Specialist techniques for heritage wood occupations


Overview
This training module, ‘Specialist techniques for heritage wood occupations’ is intended to focus on the trainee being able to use technical information and resources to draw, set out and pass on information that is clear and concise.

CITB has developed this standard in discussion with industry

Duration

Minimum 1 day of 6 learning hours

Purpose/Scope

This training module, ‘Specialist techniques for heritage wood occupations’ is intended to focus on the trainee being able to use technical information and resources to draw, set out and pass on information that is clear and concise.

The scope of this standard covers:

  • plans and specifications
  • technical information
  • geometry
  • scale drawings
  • setting out datums
  • complicated carpentry structures
  • measuring tools and instruments.

Occupational relevance

Training delivered against this standard would be relevant to the following occupational groups:

  • operative and craft
  • supervision
  • management and leadership.

Candidate pre-requisites

Candidates must have successfully completed NVQ level 2 in Wood occupations (or equivalent).

Instruction/Supervision

As a minimum, course instructors must be able to demonstrate that, in relation to this standard, they have:

  • a train the trainer or instructional techniques course certificate
  • successfully completed training to this standard
  • at least 5 years relevant industrial experience
  • a verifiable CV.

Delivery

Delivery may be in an on or off the job environment.

All materials and equipment must be of a suitable quality and quantity for candidates to achieve learning outcomes, and must comply with relevant legislation.

The class size and candidate/instructor ratio must allow training to be delivered in a safe manner and enable candidates to achieve the learning outcomes.

The following delivery methods may/may not be used in the delivery of this standard:

  • classroom
  • workshop

This standard is considered to contain 51% or more practical learning.

This standard is considered to be set at an advanced level.

Assessment

For the successful completion of training, candidates must complete an end of course practical assessment or knowledge test that measures the learning outcomes and has a pass or fail criteria.

Quality assurance

Quality assurance against this standard will require initial approval of the training organisation and their content mapped to the standard.

CITB will also conduct an approval intervention, either desk-based or centre visit, to ensure the training organisation can meet the requirements of the training standard.

Approved training organisations (ATOs) will be required to present information on records of training and assessment upon request to CITB for desk based analysis. They will also be visited annually by the CITB quality assurance team.

Renewal/refresher

There is no mandatory renewal or recommended refreshment requirements for this standard.

Approval date

TBC

Review cycle

Either on request or in 3 years from approval date.

Learning outcomes

The candidate will be able to: Additional guidance to support learning outcome
Interpret and extract information from plans and specifications
Dissemination of information, identifying discrepancies and the procedures for further actions
Draw using geometry
Use Pythagoras theorem, basic trigonometry
Use, interpret and extract information from scale drawings
Set out datums  
Set out complicated carpentry structures  
Identify and use measuring tools and instruments old and new.  


Additional information about this standard

Recommended Reading:-

GOSS'S ROOFING READY RECKONER, Fourth Edition – C. N. Mindham

TIMBER BUILDING IN BRITAIN – R W Brunskill ISBN 0-575-06735-7.

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